THIS MONTH I HAVE...
Aldi. Money’s tight – and I’m even tighter, so we swerve Waitrose for once and creep into Aldi to discover that a packet of 6 Tunnock’s Tea Cakes costs 31p there. Bargainous!
Vanessa Feltz on BBC Radio 2 (5-6:30 a.m.). The nation is divided on where The Lady V stands in our collective affections, but personally, for me, she’s right up there with Pam Ayers, Claudia Winkleman and Dame Edna. The aural equivalent of a warm hug and big mug of hot chocolate, what’s not to love? Just the tonic if you happen to be up at sparrow’s on these chilly autumnal mornings.
A Night on the Orient Express by Veronica Henry (Orion, £7.99). It’s several different stories which collide in one extraordinary night on board the Orient Express. All luxury, romance and intrigue… it’s a bit of a busman’s holiday, TBH. Ha! I wish!